– President Nguyen Xuan Phuc received the ambassadors of Mongolia, Nigeria, Timor-Leste and Algeria who came to present their credentials on December 23.
Addressing Mongolian Ambassador Jigjee Sereejav, the Vietnamese President called on the two countries to speed up the signing of a memorandum of understanding on economic and trade cooperation, to facilitate access of their products to the markets of the other is to open a direct air route early in order to improve economic, trade and tourism ties and will increase bilateral trade to USD 100 million in the near future.
He asked Mongolia continue to support the position of ASEAN and Vietnam on the peaceful settlement of disputes in the East Sea. He said the Vietnamese ministries and sectors will help the ambassador to fulfill his duties during his tenure in the country.
In response, the diplomat pledged the utmost effort to help strengthen the traditional friendship between the two countries, especially in the economy and people-to-people exchanges.
Meeting with Nigerian Ambassador Hassan Adamu Mamaniu, President Phuc expressed his hope that during the diplomat’s tenure, the two countries will coordinate closely to develop bilateral relations at the height of their political determination and cooperation potential and increase their annual trade is around $ 1 billion.
The ambassador said that he will do everything during his tenure to intensify the multifaceted cooperation of the countries, noting that Nigeria is ready to send a high-ranking delegation to Vietnam to strengthen ties.
During the meeting with Timor-Leste Ambassador Olandina Isabel Caeiro Alves, President Phuc said Vietnam is keen to work with Timor-Leste to promote post-pandemic sustainable development and bilateral trade.
He said the two sides should set up the Joint Committee for Bilateral Cooperation from the start, as outlined in the Framework Agreement on Economic and Technical Cooperation signed in April 2010, and coordinate to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the foundation of their diplomatic relations next year.
The chef also asked the Timor-Leste The government will create favorable conditions for the operation of the Viettel telecommunications group and encourage other Vietnamese companies to invest in it.
The Ambassador of Timor-Leste expressed her hope to receive assistance from the relevant agencies in Vietnam, pledging to make all efforts to contribute to the cooperation of the countries.
Receiving Algerian Ambassador Abdelhamid Boubazine, President Phuc said Vietnam still sees Algeria as a major partner in Africa, calling on both sides, during the diplomat’s tenure, to work more closely with one another. the other to develop their relationships more substantially and effectively.
He asked Boubazine to help implement existing cooperation mechanisms such as the Intergovernmental Committee and political consultation between the two foreign ministries. He also called on the two countries to continue coordination and mutual support in multilateral forums, especially the United Nations and the Non-Aligned Movement, and to intensify trade and investment partnerships.
For his part, the Algerian ambassador indicated that the Joint Committee of the countries would convene a meeting to consolidate the legal basis of the bilateral cooperation, adding that his embassy would organize a week of Algerian culture in Vietnam and many other activities in order to help deepen mutual understanding on the occasion of the 60th anniversary of the founding of their diplomatic relations./.